|Maximum Ride: Nevermore
Author: PandaJayne PM
The fate of the world rests on Max's shoulders. With her flock falling apart and her world crumbling down around her she realises that she can't keep running forever. But can she manage to step up and save the world, without the flock by her side?Rated: Fiction T - English - Adventure/Suspense - Max - Chapters: 22 - Words: 24,618 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 10-12-12 - Published: 12-21-11 - id: 7660202
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Hey guys! This is my first ever fanfic so please don't judge me too harshly. I don't really know where this is going so any ideas would be helpful. I hope you enjoy :)
I always thought that the six us were inseparable. Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gazzy, Angel and I. I just assumed that it would stay that way forever. Us flying high up in the sky, not really caring about where we were going as long as we had eachother.
I know that sounds kinda corny but I really did believe that. How stupid of me. We obviously couldn't stay that way forever. We had to face reality sometime.
The first 10 years of my life were miserable. Growing up in a crate, being experimented on and seeing the ones I loved in pain.
Then we escaped. We were finally free. It was the best feeling in the world. I would have loved to have kept that feeling forever but unfortunately life doesn't work that way.
Even though I knew that, there was some part of me that still hoped that my life would stay that way. That hope diminished when Fang left.
I was devasted. I tried to stay strong for my flock, I really did. But I just couldn't. I was a mess. If it weren't for my flock I wouldn't have even seen the point in living anymore. When Fang left it was as if he took apart of me with him. I never knew how much I needed him until he was gone.
I honestly didn't think my life could get any crappier at that point. But then the universe decided that I wasn't in enough pain and made my life even more miserable.
They took my baby away from me. I don't know what happened to Angel. It's been a month since she disappeared. I spent every waking hour looking for her.
I was told I was wasting my time and that she died in the explosion but I refused to believe it. Angel was such a strong and brave kid. She couldn't be dead she just couldn't be. But the longer I searched and there was still no sign of her, I started to doubt myself.
Now it is just Iggy, Nudge, Gazzy, Dylan and me. Everyone is miserable. Even Dylan, who didn't even know Angel that well, was depressed.
Iggy always go off by himself. I rarely see him nowadays.
Nudge tried her best to stay positive and keep the group together but it was pointless and I think she knew that. At night I can sometimes hear her crying. Angel was like her best friend.
Dylan took care of us. I felt guilty because that was supposed to be my job. He made us get up in the mornings and eat breakfast and get washed and dressed and everything but you could tell his heart just wasn't in it.
Gazzy was the worst of the lot and I don't blame him. He was only 9 years old. Not only did he have no parents but now he has no sister too. Gazzy hasn't talked since we stopped searching for Angel. We've all attempted to make him speak. You can guess how well that turned out. He doesn't even acknowledge us. If you ask him something he just remains still and stares off into the distance.
We don't even do the bedtime ritual anymore, where we would stack our fists on top of one another's. That was like a tradition! What happened to us?
We were all unhappy. As a leader it's my job to keep the flock together but I have no idea how to do it. Just carry on with the mission Max. said the Voice. You have to save the world.
Oh really, I didn't know that. I thought back sarcastically. How about you stop telling me I have to save the world and start telling me how to save the world?. I waited for a response but nothing came. Big surprise there.
Can you at least tell me where to start? I pleaded. For a few seconds there was silence. I sighed in frustration. I hated it when the voice never gave me a straight answer. And then it finally replied. Australia
Australia. I've been to a lot of places, and I mean a lot. But I've never been to Australia. I didn't know much about the place to be honest. But it sounded like fun and hopefully it will take everyone's mind off of Angel.
I walked into our living room to find Nudge, Dylan and Gazzy silently watching the TV. Iggy must be in the kitchen. "Ig, could you come in here for a sec?" I yelled. I didn't hear him respond but I could hear him making his way toward the room.
When he arrived he took a seat next to Nudge and turned his head in my direction expectantly. "What's up Max?" he said.
"Pack your bags guys. We're going to Australia" Nudge squealed and gave me a grin that looked like it was about to break her face.
Gazzy actually took his attention off the TV to look at me with curious eyes. That was the most emotion I've seen from him in weeks.
Iggy took a while to actually comprehend what I was saying but when he understood even he couldn't help flashing a small grin.
"Why are we going there?" asked Dylan. He too was smiling.
Because the voice told me too didn't sound like a very good reason to just pick up and leave. So I simply said this.
"Because we're going to save the world".
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